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Old 10-27-2003, 02:15 AM   #1
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yellow tang and white line

my yellow tang has a white thick line on him in the middle of his body going from head to tail i got him like this and he eats and acts great I do feed him as a herbivor but when i put frozen mysis shrimp in he loves it and eats it i hope there is nothing wrong with him it looks like a bone but i know nothing someone please help me
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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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If it's a solid white line that looks much like a "road stripe", it's part of the fish's anatomy and nothing to be concerned about. When frightened, at night or when in an aggressive posture, the tang will lighten enough to see it.

Does it look similar to the white line running down the center in this pic?



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Here is another shot at what Steve calls the "road strip"

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yes thats it thank you i was worried about him but that is it thanks again im releved
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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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